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Blacon Short Story & Poetry Competition

  The Blacon Short Story and Poetry competition was launched at the end of last year and we had a massive response to this – 287 entries from 6 schools.  A judging panel consisting of a Councillor, Foster Carer, Senior Library Assistant, representative from Avenue Services, Manager of the Education Access & CiC Education Team […]

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Fostering & Adoption Recruitment goes giant size

  Fostering and Adoption Recruitment got bigger in fact it got ‘giant’ size.  On Sunday the 1st June 2014 Ellesmere Port Town played host to the ‘Festival of Giants and the Big Lunch’.  The Smile Adoption and Fostering Recruitment Team had a new member of staff to help the recruitment team raise awareness of the […]

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Fostering Fortnight – Monday 12 May to Friday 23 May

Monday 12 May marks the start of Fostering Fortnight. Local authorities across the country will be holding events to raise awareness of the need for more foster carers – there is both a national and local shortage of foster carers. Cheshire West and Chester Council are launching Fostering Fortnight with a recruitment event for employees […]

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CWAC and Chester FC

Smile Adoption and Fostering Challenge Cup

As part of Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Smile Fostering and Adoption Recruitment Drive to raise awareness of the need for more foster carers and adopters, a charity football match was organised between Chester FC Select XI v Cheshire West & Chester Council XI. The match was played on Monday 28th April at Chester Swansway […]

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Smile Adoption and Fostering take over Cheshire Phoenix Basketball Game

  Cheshire Phoenix Basketball On Sunday 13th April 2014 Cheshire Phoenix Basketball Club very kindly allowed Smile Adoption and Fostering to take over the home game.  The match day programme featured lots of advertising to raise awareness of the need for more foster carers and adopters and lots of staff were on hand to help […]

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